Online Certificate

Mechatronics and Industrial Automation Technician

Mechatronics is the convergence of mechanical, electronic, control, and software engineering.

This Program Is a Great Fit For

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Working Adults

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Aspiring Advanced Manufacturing Professionals

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Recent high school graduates

About the Mechatronics and Industrial Automation Technician Certificate

Course length

10 weeks

Weekly time commitment

20 hours

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Also known as electro-mechanical maintenance technicians, mechatronics and industrial automation technicians combine knowledge of mechanical technology with knowledge of electrical circuits. They install, troubleshoot, repair, and upgrade electronic and computer-controlled mechanical systems, such as robotic assembly machines. Mechatronics and industrial automation technicians work closely with electrical and mechanical engineers. They work primarily in manufacturing, engineering services, and research and development.

Regional Data (North Carolina)

Manufacturers in North Carolina account for 17.09% of the total output in the state, employing 10.36% of the workforce. Total output from manufacturing was $102.34 billion in 2021.

Source: National Association of Manufacturers


Career Paths 


Mechatronics Technician


Industrial Automation Specialist


Automation Engineer


Robotics Technician


Control Systems Technician

How Much Does a Mechatronics and Industrial Automation Technician Certificate Cost?

We believe everyone should have access to higher education. With the option to pay in full, break down payments or utilize government grant funding, we help expand that access. Speak with an enrollment advisor to see what payment option you may qualify for.

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*This advertised payment is for qualified applicants who choose the 18-month financing option. Other payment options available. Minimum deposit of $200 required to enroll.